Up until Step 9 where SuperOneClick wasn't successful in rooting my Kindle. I am very stupid so I did not realize that this method was intended for version 6.2 when I was running firmware 6.3. I searched for a while until I found a method for 6.3, this:
But after installing TWRP it couldn't find my Kindle. This whole saga has been my idiot self stumbling from one article to the next so after finding this
I figured that I would just give up on rooting because it seemed to be wholly possible I could get Onlive and Android Emulators without it. Next thing I know, the Kindle doesn't appear as a storage device in My Computer.
I feel that the problems of KFU not being able to find my Kindle and My Computer not recognizing the hard drive on the Kindle (or whatever it is) as a storage device are closely related, and I'm almost positive this problem has been caused by doing most of the steps in the original tutorial I linked to, but I have no idea how to fix it at all. I'd really rather not format my kindle but seeing I believe it is a problem with the drivers on my computer I doubt that would even help.